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Obituary: Schelley, Henry E.

Age 92


April 17, 1920 -
May 4, 2012

Henry Schelley, 92, originally from Rogers City, MI, entered into rest on Friday, May 4, 2012 in Spokane Valley, WA. He is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Catherine, whom he met in Ft. Smith, AR while he was serving with the USAF. After moving several times, they finally settled in the Spokane Valley where they raised their family. They were long time members of Hope Lutheran Church of Spokane Valley. Henry retired from Kaiser Aluminum after giving 30+ years.
Surviving are his three sons: Henry E. Schelley, Jr. of California, William Paul Schelley (wife Carol) and James B. Schelley (wife Judy); and his daughter Lydia (Samantha) K. Schelley of Spokane Valley, WA; grandchildren: BJ Schelley (wife Sarah), Christopher Schelley, Scott Schelley (wife Vanessa), Alisha Schelley, Katie Schelley (husband Jeremy), Sarah Emami, several great-grandchildren and nieces: Patricia Kirk of San Antonio, TX, Carrie Harris of Rogers, MI; two nephews: James Harris, Jr. of Fort Smith, AR and George Harris of Greenwood, AR
Graveside service will be held at 9:30 AM on Friday, May 11th, 2012 at Pines Cemetery (1402 S. Pines Rd., Spokane Valley, WA) with burial following ceremony. No viewing at family’s request. Flowers may be sent to Pines Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Hennessey Valley Funeral Home and Pines Cemetery of Spokane Valley. Please visit Henry’s on-line memorial at